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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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3 Treadmill Running Workouts That Build Endurance

The treadmill gets a bad rap. Yes, it can be boring, and yes it doesn't feel "authentic" compared to the road or the trails, but it serves an excellent...

By: Jennifer Dietrich

Why This Speed Training Tool Doesn't Work

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By: Joseph Potts

Turbocharge Your Sprinting Speed With This Simple Running Drill

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line and this usually means it is the fastest. According to Geoffrey Dyson in The Mechanics of...

By: Lee Ness

2 Elements Often Missing From Workouts to Get Faster

Athletes are constantly in search of gaining an advantage over their opponent, and speed is often the line between success and failure. Incorporating...

By: Sean Cromarty

Use These Speed and Endurance Exercises to Improve Your Late-Game Stamina

Speed and Endurance Exercises That Help You Dazzle Coaches, Scouts, and Teammates By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Possessing size, strength and power are...

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Lane Carico's Box Agility Drill

Professional beach volleyball player Lane Carico explains how to perform the Box Agility Drill to increase her explosivness on the court.

Lane Carico's Speed Ladder Drills for Volleyball Quickness and Conditioning

Learn how professional beach volleyball player Lane Carico uses the speed ladder to work on conditioning and foot speed.

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How Peyton Manning Stays Quick and Agile in the Pocket

NFL All-Pro QB Peyton Manning isn't known for his speed, but his quickness and footwork in the pocket are exceptional, allowing him to evade rushers and hit open receivers. Check out the cutting-edge agility drills that power his performance.

Perform Hurdle Hops to Increase Speed

Ken Vick, High Performance Director at STACK Velocity Sports Performance, explains how and why to add Hurdle Hops to your exercise routine.